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is finally doing something about big bird. the new that he was driving our deficit. -- who knew that he was driving our deficit? a new obama campaign at mitt romney campaign week.ent last we have one out of six in poverty, 47 on food stamps, and the s timeent is spending hi saving big bird. i will spend my time talking jobs.saving but the latest polls show both neck-and-neck. you can watch the debate right thursday at 9:00 on abc 7. during that debate, we invite onto wjla.com and you us your instant reaction. >> of former cancer patient is out raged while trying to take a trip to paradise. hear what she said she was do at the airport. i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. "i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. that's not my y plan." mitchell: n"the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we
. jordan zimmerman allows five runs. deficit 7-1, nats fighting back. zimmerman takes lance lynn deep to left field, a solo home run. next batter adam laroche, little rally perhaps, follows suit to right field off lynn, back to back jacks, deficit now 7-3. top of the 7th now an 8-4 ballgame, somewhat manageable. zimmerman with two on lines out to left field. jayson werth tags and scores. the relay throw is awful. harper tries to go and is tagged out. nats fall to the cards 12-4, series tied 1-1 surrendering double digit runs to the cards now, nothing new. the fourth time this year that's happened. let's hope the cards got those runs out of their system. lindsay murphy joins us live from st. louis with more. >> reporter: hey, let's just call it like it is. this was an ugly game for the nationals. the cardinals 12 runs on 13 hits and once again pitching is a concern for this nationals ball club. jordan zimmerman has been consistent all season lasted only three innings, his shortest outing since coming off tommy johns surgery. so think about that a second. this ballclub you would think
will do little to cut the deficit. >> somebody is finally getting tough on big bird. rounding him up. elmo's got to watch out too. >> reporter: but elmo is not tickled. sesame street's producers released a statement saying it's not taking sides adding we have approved no campaign ads and as is our general practice, have requested that the ad be taken down. republicans are now calling it the big bird backfire. >> i just find it troubling that the president's message -- the president's focus 28 days from election day is big bird. >> reporter: romney's advisors say it's a surprising tactic given what then-senator obama said in his convention speech in 2008. >> if you don't have a record to run on, then you paint your opponent as someone people should run from. you make a big election about small things. >> reporter: the romney campaign also believes the candidate is connecting better with voters. here getting choked up talking about navy seal glenn dougherty who died in a consulate attack in libya, a man romney said he once met. >> you can imagine how i felt when i found out that he was one o
is already under way. >> here we go. tara, thank you so much. >>> controlling the deficit is one of the key issues of campaign 2012. this week, a group of bipartisan senators is meeting in virginia to try to keep the nation from falling off the so called fiscal cliff. the group of eight senators, four republicans and four democrats, is expected to meet for three days to try and reach a deficit reduction proposal that's acceptable to congress and the president. the fiscal cliff refers to budget control measures scheduled to take effect at year's end, including tax increases and spending cuts. >>> today attack now on the u.s. consulate in libya. one of the men responsible for the security of u.s. diplomatic in libya said he knew there were security issues there long before the deadly attack in benghazi. he's scheduled to testify tomorrow. sheryl atkinson has his story. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel andrew wood last set foot in libya in february to elite a security team with expertise in counterterrorism. from the moment he arrived, he says he saw chaos. >> shooting instances occurred. many
stated that governor run this plant will blow up the deficit or raise taxes on the middle class. it is one or the other. >> president obama is expected to take off at about 9:00 a.m. and will let you know how much impact this will have on your drive. >> record gas prices when a state wide so that average was at $4.64. >> jackie is an emerald builds to check the prices there. >> it is still f $4.75 for premium gas. gas prices have gone up so much that the two sf other from the federal trade commission to check why the prices have spiked so fast. you had the governor yesterday's state that we need to issue a winter blanket. take a look as some of these numbers they are unbelievable. california is a $4.67 and this is up 57¢ within one week. this will put california as the highest state for gas. san francisco prices may not go down. >> what goes up does not necessarily have to go down. >> let's give you a quick update on bay area sports. the the giants faced a do or die game. they have to win today to continue on. maybe they will get an advantage since they are at home and they wil
problems. they've got some deficits they need to overcome. i want to go over a couple other numbers. it's all about the honesty and the truthfulness and then the consistency. let's start with the honest and truthful aspect. there you have obama leading romney 44-39 when it comes to just how honest and truthful you think these candidates are. then when it comes to consistency, which the obama campaign has been hammering away on what they perceive as flip-flops, 47-37. that is what some people, hogan, my dear friend, former intern, which i always like to disclose, is a trust deficit. is it? >> well, so much of american politics is based on do i know you, do i trust you and do i like you. those are some damaging numbers for governor romney for sure. but look, the fact of the matter is he crushed president obama in that debate and these numbers reflecting what a lot of people saw and that was a center rowtype that had been lined out about romney that he was some cold, heartless business man. he turned that on its ear. conversely, one of the stereotypes out for president obama is he's a grea
to cut the deficit in half in four years. we have four budget it is and four trillion dollar deficits. a debt crisis is coming and we can't keep spend borrowing like and spending money we don't have. leaders run to problems to fix problems. >> steve: i got this tweet. why was bush crusify biden didn't get information on the intelligence community and that is okay. >> steve: ultimately some polls went out and they did snap pollings. cnn paul ryan . cnbc. winner 20 points. >> brian: cbsdid joe biden. >> steve: they did a focus group for 50 people. >> gretchen: we have frank coming up. and we'll show you that. now the rest of the head lineups for friday. one month after ambassador stevens was ciled. lawrence pope is the new charge of affairs. he will represent. pope retired 12 years ago and an ambassador to chad and political advisor for the special command and special operations in the middle east. governor mitt romney getting a spiritual boost from billy graham. >> reverend graham added he would do everything to help him. franklin graham has provided council to every president since ha
that worked extensively with ryan on issues like the deficit, medicare and social security. van holland understands ryan's policies but how he presents those. other senior staff is david axelrod as well as biden's former chief of staff and one time senator ted kaufmann. we're hearing about the book "the young guns" written by ryan and his colleagues outlining his deficit and debt policies. biden has been on the trail talking about it this book and these policies. these are attacks he's been honing over the last couple weeks and months. really what you see is biden addressing things like social security and medicare. these are arguments he's making on the stump now, but his staff and van holland right now are preparing him to respond to have a back and forth with ryan on those issues. >> carrie, thank you very much for the report there. the battle for the buckeye state. president obama is headed to ohio from san fran. he will speak at a rally later this afternoon at ohio state university. after a rally in iowa in just the past hour, mitt romney headed to ohio as well and will spend four
that the southern countries had to borrow to finance importing, germany will have to have a trade deficit, or there's no going home again. in china they cannot grow forever on the basis of exporting to the americans and not buying from the americans, because then they smother their customers. these imbalances haven't been fixed so, yes, the danger is real, and it's grave. jenna: charlie, let's talk about the ways to fix i. peter was mentioning the different types of economies at play in europe, but one of the things mentioned overall a couple years ago everyone was saying you've got to fix their debt and deficit, so people cut spending, and that became part of the problem because it slowed down the economy. >> well -- jenna: there's a little bit of you're darned if you do, you're darned if you don't. >> the imf is not a great example of how to fix things. they like high taxes, they like all those measures that slow down the economy. one of the problems in europe, and i have family in europe, is that the welfare state is too big. in italy it's la doll they vida every day. they're still there and sti
. romney saying among the cuts he would make, funding to cbs. would make to bring down the deficit, funding pbs. >> bernie madoff. ken lay. dennis kozlowski. criminals. gluttons of greed. and the evil genius who towered over them? one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. big bird. big bird. >> reporter: "sesame street" now asking the obama campaign not to use the ad saying they don't endorse candidates. today a big bird banner over a romney rally. and singer will.i.am warming up an ohio crowd tonight with a familiar theme song. ♪ can you tell me how to get how to get to "sesame street." >> and the president talking elmo on the stump. >> governor romney plans to let wall street run wild but he'll bring the hammer down on "sesame street." >> reporter: the president here in ohio tonight, the same time as mitt romney underscoring just how crucial this battleground will be. no republicans won the white house without, diane, as we all know without ohio, diane, without you too and we learned that governor romney will be spending four days of this week alone right here in ohio, where
to reduce the deficit and create jobs. >> i'm the only governor in modern times who left office with a smaller general fund budget than when i started, $5 billion worth of cuts. george has insofar shown an ability to make any kind of cuts. statement budget went up 45% in four years and then debt and spending skyrocketed in his time on the united states senate. on the tax side, i do believe we should let the bush tax cuts expire as planned. >> we do need a balance. there needs to be cuts made in federal spending. we need to grow the economy. i think there are a variety of things that ought to be cut and repealed and replaced is obamacare. that will save over $1 trillion. >> reporter: the two former virginia governors have been running neck and neck for 10 years. >>> one of the hottest issues on the ballot this year is question six and it is about same-sex marriage. opinions are strong even among some professional football players. >> coming up next, two mayors from the baltimore ravens with two different messages for voters. we'll be right back.  >>> people in maryland
and has come roaring back to the top of the world. (cheers and applause) >> reporter: on deficit reduction, the president accused romney of salesmanship, not leadership, part of the new approach by this president to attack not just romney's policies, scott, but his character. >> pelley: nancy, thank you. the obama campaign has been running ads in ohio for months painting romney has a hard-hearted businessman indifferent to layoffs. romney now has 28 days to turn that around. jan crawford is with the campaign tonight. jan? >> reporter: well, scott, romney arrived here in ohio with a boost in momentum and a slightly different approach. he's showing a softer side. he's also being more aggressive in defending himself. at his family's urging, romney-- a private man-- has been telling personal stories of helping others. today in iowa he talked of meeting a former navy seal who was killed, along with three other americans, in the attacks in libya. >> and it -- itouched me, obviously, as i recognized this young man that i thought was so impressive had lost his life in the service of his fellow men
focus on the economy, including how to reduce the deficit and create jobs. >> i'm the only governor in modern times who left office with a smaller general fund when i took office. debt and spending skyrocketed in his time in the senate. on the other side of the balance sheet, the tax side, i do believe we should let the bush tax cuts expire, as planned. >> we do need to balance. there needs to be cuts made in federal spending and we need to grow the economy. there are a variety of things i think off the bat what ought to be cut is and repeal asked replaced -- and replaced is obama care. that will save over $1 trillion. >> the two former virginia governors have been running neck and neck, but tim kaine appears to have taken a lead. >>> new polls out in the presidential race confirming the fight for the white house is tightening. as fox's doug luzader tells us, with four weeks to go before the election, both are coming out swunging on the campaign trail. >> reporter: 47 to 47, the race is locked up right now, at least according to gallup. the landscape is changing quickly. both campai
. mitt romney said cutting funding to pbs would be one element of his plan to shrink the deficit. look at this ad that the obama campaign came out with today. john? >> bernie madoff, ken lay, kozlowski, criminals, glutens of greed and the evil genius who towered over them? one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. >> big bird. >> big bird. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about, it's sesame street. >> i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. >> mitt romney taking on the enemy no matter where they nest. >> this is risky for the obama campaign. they're campaign has been criticized about being about small things. we'll see if this could be a backfire. the campaign tells me this ad is running only on national broadcast and cable. it's not running in swing states. i'm interested to see how much money is behind this ad or if this is just an attempt to get the chattering classes like us -- >> on the one hand it is small, every time i see it, i laugh. it is genuinely humorous and funny. all swing sta
the deficit or raise taxes for the middle-class. it's one or the other that is our arithmetic works. >> of the president has been written earlier is set to head to s f o brown 9 p a in this morning with a takeoff schedule of all around 9: 25. in less than one hour from now jerry sandusky will learn his fate he will be sentenced today. a live look here is forcing the shot 73 years. >> the young man who is dramatic the veteran accuser who always sought attention started everything. he was drawn by a well orchestrated effort of the media: investigators to the system in state psychologists and other accusers. they want i've wondered what they really want. financial gain, a prestige of a temporary. >> stay with kron 4 will bring you the latest from the hearing this morning at 6:00 we will have live updates as that hearing gets underway. if there at 8: 15 kron for legal expert jim hammer will join us on set and will talk about the the bay area over night they went up again. in our status by one penny to on the california average is $4.67 which is 50¢ more than we were paying one week ago
they went to iowa and ohio. two states that had the biggest deficits predebate and that's where he is today to see if he can basically get those back. >> i thought what was interesting, we're starting to see obama hit more than one state in one day. >> i didn't know he was capable of that. >> if you look at iowa and you look at ohio, what romney could feel optimistic about is that although he hastrailed, there's still a conversation about the economy and national debt. despite the lower unm employment rates than nationally. i if the candidate performs the way he did in the debate in terms of explaining for himself what he wants to do he has a chance to make up ground because it is fertile territory for him. >> it's a matter of how he performs. >> and obama under performed his campaign at the debates, the question is can the campaign apparatus measure up to romney the candidate. and does romney the candidate stay the guy we saw on saturday night. >> just when we think we have a game changing moment that something else happens, and these polls showing a romney advantage, i still don't think w
a 2-0 deficit, best of five. washington beat st. louis by one. that series going to game five today as well. >> very cool. >>> all right. coming up next just ahead, continuing coverage of last night's vice-presidential debate. find out from our political analyst how the candidate did. >> later, a much deserved homecoming. robin roberts back in her own bed this morning. and an update coming up. ♪ ♪ things can only get better ♪ ♪ believe me this is going to make you stronger ♪ ♪ gonna make you stronger ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by no!no! hair removal. to you by no no hair removal. follow the wings. hair removal. >>> well now that the debate has wrapped up, the scorecard are in on who had the best hits and where the points were made. >> "nightline" brought in some heavyweight political analysts. take a listen and see what marks they gave the veeps. >> i thought what ryan had to do was stand toe to toe with joe biden. i thought that was the basis for grading him on style. and i thought he closed what was not just a decade's long ex
's record on spending. >> obama's four deficits are the four largest in u.s. history. >> now showing up in the polls, he is putting even more importance on the next two debates to come. >> both presidential debates touched down in ohio tuesday night with mitt romney campaigning near youngstown and president obama at the ohio state university in columbus. the vice presidential candidates continue to prepare for their first debate thursday night in kentucky. in the newsroom, tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >> joining us now, fox 5 political analyst. mark, according to pew, which groups dropped off the most? >> this is really astounding numbers, brian. among women, he was up, the president was, by 18 points. now they are running even now. among people who are 50 and younger, a group very much favorable to president obama, a short time ago, president was up 17 points in that category and it's now even. and then among independents, he is losing too. so these are dramatic reversals for president obama from constituencies that were very much in his camp. >> romney saw a bump in every swing sta
knew that he was driving our deficit? >> reporter: he put up a cable tv ad. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yell, oh a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it is not wall street you have to worry about. it is sesame street. >> reporter: team obama even flew the messagever romney today. who mocked the president's move to save a tv character. >> i actually think we need to have a president who talks about saving the american people and saving good jobs and saving our future. >> reporter: a race with new energy and urgency in key states like ohio where this is the time day for voter registration. >> reporter: with romney ahead, but the president keeping his lead in the poll with a bigger group. all registered voters, democrats figure more than ever now, it is turnout that will decide who wins. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> the big day is almost here. the nationals' first game of the playoff season is tomorrow afternoon at nationals park against the cardinals by this time tomorrow, the game will probably be over. and thousands of baseball fans will converge with rush hour traffi
the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? >>> welcome back. many americans are on the job hunt as you know even in they already have a job. we'll have more on that in a minute. first, let's talk about monday's slow start on the market. lauren simonetti with fox business network is live in new york with the business beat. >> good morning. >> we feed to get things kick started on the markets yesterday. stocks were a little slow starting the week. >> kick started is a good way to put it because we are flat and maybe slightly lower this morning. the dow was off 26 points yesterday. the reason was we had very light trading. it was columbus day after all and people are nervous. investors are certainly apprehensive about what is going to happen tonight when the ahuge numb giant alcoa is the first major company to report on their third quarter profits. we'll get young brands today, some big like j. p. morgan on friday. it is a huge week for earnings. we are not fooling too booed about it. >> a new survey shows for those lucky people who do have jobs,
again tried to portray kaine as a would-be tax liker. kaine repeatedly cited deficits. >> i think cain won because allen didn't answer some questions about privatizing social security, didn't whether he or the trentt with one statement, repeated it over again that allen said in the senate that i want to ram their soft teeth down their whiney throats. that isn't the bipartisan patina that you want. >> the two have been running neck and neck for nearly two years but kaine appears to have tan the lead in recent polls. >>> jerry sandusky is speaking out proclaimings he was innocent and was given atrial based on pawls accusations denying he committed any of the, quote, disgusting acts. he will be sentenced later on today in a pennsylvania courthouse. melanie alnwick is live in the fox 5 control room with more. >> reporter: legal experts say, given the nature of the charges and the number of the crimes, that jerry sandusky is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison. still, he is not going to jail without a fight. former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky speaking out f
the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? a short word that's a tall order. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everything from booking to baggage claim. we're raising the bar on flying and tomorrow we will up it yet again. >>> hello. this is george zimmerman. first and foremost, i want to thank you all for visiting the real george zimmerman.com. we relaunched this website to once again thank you, my supporters, my intention was and still is to personally and individually thank you all. however, i wanted to take this opportunity to thank you, the masses. >> george zimmerman thanking his supporters. with me now is his mother,gladys, who asked us to keep her face in shadow to protect her identity and in the studio with me, george zimmerman's brother, robert. welcome to you again. situation reversed, if it had been george who was going back to visit a family relative, hav
incredible all season long. so yeah, if any team is going to come back from an 0-2 deficit in the american league division series it has to be your oakland as. >> so there is a game tonight at home. do you think that's going to give the as a home field advantage? >> reporter: you know, the way that the play-offs structure is scheduled this year with two games on the road and three games at home, it really doesn't give you that much of a home field advantage. sure, it's great to have three in a row. to start the series on the road, that's really tough. and as we saw, verlander was really difficult on saturday. three games at home with a packed coliseum everyone waving these rally towels that we got at the rally last night i think it's going to motivate these boys to play well and play to the bitter end. >> they have done it to win six or seven in a row just to make it where they were to win the division and swept the rangers at home in three straight when a lot people said you don't have a prayer. so tigers watch out because i think they feel get them tonight. >> reporter: i think you're ri
. >> in terms of mitt romney surging, just remember how much of a deficit he had to make up. he was in some cases double digits behind the president in all those attributes. >> pull back the reins. the media is focusing on one poll. >> that's reaction to the recent batch of polling, including that devastating pew poll that showed the republicans going ballistic showing romney eight points down. watch. >> these polls are just part and partial for the cam rain for barack obama to help him stay in this game as long as possible. >> if you believe what the polls are saying right now, you've got to believe there's something huge going on. >> i've said that all along and i'm willing to say that publicly and stick by it. and i know that poll of 15 points is absolutely invalid. >> people need to understand that the polling this year is the worst it's ever been. >> that is not a legitimate poll in 2012. >> i think ari said both polls were skewed when we had him on the program the last couple of days. you heard bay buchanan allude to it in the beginning of the clip. some pundits on the right have been
to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? >>> 45 minutes past the hour. one way to grab the undivide attention of undecided voters is to pull a stunt. a public relations stunt more about promoting and selling products than promoting a specific candidate. alison kosik is at the new york stock exchange. pizza hut is involved, free pizza for life. >> isn't that what you've always wanted, a free pizza party for the rest of your life? >> yes! >> you could also choose -- this is an even better option. the $15,000 in cash. if you don't want the pizza. if you want to win one of these things, you have to go rogue. pizza hut wants you to ask mitt romney or president obama, do you like sausage or pepperoni on your peeizza? at the next presidential debate october 16th, a townhall style debate. this could be kind of tough. the questions are typically prescreened. these kind of gimmicks, this kind of schtick is typical for compa companies, promotions tied to big events, such as the super bowl, to get in
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on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? a short word that's a tall order. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everything from booking to baggage claim. we're raising the bar on flying and tomorrow we will up it yet again. >>> welcome back. a new poll by the pew research center has governor romney leading president obama now by four points. the poll was conducted after the presidential debate. in this poll more voters identified themselves as republicans than democrats. last month in a similar poll more said they were democrats and that's when the president was up by eight points. there's a new article, little bit hysterical. andrew sullivan said it's over. he said obama threw the entire election away. called the poll results dea stating. too arrogant to take a core campaign seriously, too arrogant to give his supporters what they des
'm going to reduce deductions and make sure it's deficit neutral, but i'm not raising taxes on the middle class. and depending on how you look at that, it's hard to make that math add. >> said one other thing, people that are now on entitlements will not be affected at all. >> right. so if all of that -- whether it's the tax policy, i know we've talked about there's a view that it's biased, but everybody who has looked at these numbers i have not found somebody who said the math adds. >> baked into those -- >> it doesn't say the math adds, no, only at 100,000. if you consider -- you're making over $100,000 your taxes are going up. you consider those people middle class or not? >> taxes are going to go up on certain people when the deductions go out. >> but you can't say at the same time that not raising taxes on the middle class -- >> stop. he said something else, which is equally important. if we get rid of some of these stupid regulations that are impairing jobs. >> right. >> let me give you one -- >> that's an argument i accept to some degree. >> david farr, the ceo of emerson electric
and how they would help the middle class and the jobs and how they would reduce the debt and the deficit you don't want to be at a budget committee hearing parsing numbers so to speak. i think paul ryan has done an excellent job representing the middle class coming from a wisconsin background and able to put that state into play and to keep the momentum going. i think we'll see a great debate night this thursday. >> i know. can't wait. thanks so much for being with us this morning thank you. >> it was billed as a rumble in a temperature cold room and things did heat up this weekend. the daily show's jon stewart facing off with i am fox news pil o'reilly at a mock debate and if last week's debate left you hungry for zingers, these guys did not disappoint. >> you have to let the free marketplace run a little bit. i understand the wall street stuff and i got it. i am not a big wall street guy. you have to let them employ. you have to unleash the machine. >> yes, because what could go wrong? >> like we're doing real great now, huh? >> we're not doing real great now. if you take your eye from
is finally getting tough on big bird. who knew he was driving the deficit. >> his focus on saving big bird is a strange thing in my view, because i'm focused on helping the american people to get better jobs and brighter prospects. >> reporter: both are responding to this campaign ad by president obama to clip public subsidies to public television. it is already ruffling feathers with a nonprofit behind sesame street objecting and asking them to remove the sesame street characters from the ads. and just a short time from now mitt romney will step in that bus and begin to crisscross the state. it is a long day for him and a bus tour to try to win this us man must-win state, and also, the first vice presidential debate is still to come. >> thank you. robert gibbs is the presidential adviser to the obama campaign. and your colleague david plouffe said if the first debate fundamentally changed the race, you would see ohio polls drawing to a tie, and it has not gone to a tie, but it has narrowed from 10-point president obama lead to three or four points and can you deny that the momentum, rober
." >> somebody is finally getting tough on big bird. who knew that he was driving our deficit? >> he's focused on saving big is kind of a strange thing in my view because, you see, i'm focused on helping the american people get good jobs and brighter prospects. >> reporter: both sides were responding to this new obama campaign ad using big bird to mock romney's plan to clip federal subsidies to public broadcasting. >> mitt romney, taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. >> reporter: it's already ruffling feathers with the non-profit behind "sesame street" objecting and asking the campaign to remove "sesame street" characters from their ads. just a short time from now, mitt romney will step into that bus and begin criss-crossing the state. it is a long day for him, a bus tour again to try to win this must-win state. the biggest headline of the week, matt, may still yet to be written. that could come tomorrow after paul ryan and joe biden face off. that, of course, is the first and only vice presidential debate. >> all right. peter alexander in ohio this morning. peter, thank you very
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